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Deadline Date

Support for Artists


         7/12/23 DLD

Support for Artists


New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)

Funder Type

State, Province or Local Government


Upper:  $10,000USD

Awards will be $10,000

Applicant Type

Individuals: Early Career and Emerging in Field
Individuals: Mid-Career to Established in Field

Applicant/Institution Location




Activity Location

New York


The New York State Council on the Arts recognizes that artists are at the center of creative endeavor. NYSCA is committed to providing opportunities for artists, at all stages in their careers, to continue to develop and present their work. NYSCA Support for Artists seeks to:

  • Enhance the vibrant and diverse artistic voices of New York State-based art makers.
  • Invest in projects that represent significant growth in the artistic development of individual artists.
  • Strengthen the relationships between individual artists and the artistic goals and mission of the sponsoring or commissioning organization, as applicable.

For FY2023 NYSCA will offer the following funding opportunities for artists.

  • NYSCA-NYFA Artist Fellowship Program
  • NYSCA supports artists in design fields in Partnership with the Architectural League
  • NYSCA Support for Artists

For FY2023 artists may apply for a creative grant to NYSCA, via a sponsoring organization, by selecting from the following artistic areas via a drop-down menu in the application portal.

  • Choreography Commissions
  • Composer Compositions
  • Film, Media, and New Technology
  • Folk and Traditional Arts
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Literature
  • Theater Commissions
  • Visual Arts

NYSCA will offer five opportunities this year: Support for Organizations, Support for Artists, Support for Special Opportunities, Support for Partnerships, and Regrowth and Capacity Enhancement.


Eligible fiscal sponsors are non-profit organizations incorporated or registered to do business in New York State.

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